Pill-tracking App helps you get the best deals on drugs too

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Medisafe, the Israeli tech startup that moved to Boston over the winter, launched an app in 2013, which currently helps some 2 million users stay on top of their meds. If you missed a dose, your loved one will get an alert to remind you. Still, forgetfulness may not be the only reason why patients skip pills, the app makers have realized.

So, the app maker now included a feature that addresses a major stumbling block for some patients – the cost of the drugs. Today, Medisafe announced a new partnership with GoodRx, a startup that created a mobile app and Web site, which allows users to find the lowest prices on prescription drugs at about 60,000 pharmacies nation-wide.

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